Over the years, Outfest has launched the careers of dozens of directors who might not have found an audience on the independent film circuit. Gus Van Sant landed an agent at the festival after "Mala…
ITV1 has been granted exclusive access to "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling for a documentary that forms one of the tentpole shows of its fall schedule, announced Thursday.
Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" scored the biggest Wednesday opening of all time and the fifth largest in movie history for any day of the week, with an estimated take of…
DreamWorks has made a deal with Aaron Sorkin to write three films, the first of which will be "The Trial of the Chicago 7," a drama Steven Spielberg hopes to direct.
"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" enjoyed a phenomenal opening day on 950 screens in France. First-day takings of nearly $5.9 million make it Warner's best ever launch in Gaul.
For the first time on such a grand scale, a new book and a new film from the same blockbuster franchise are coming out almost simultaneously. Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Order of the…
Thanks to "Transformers," Paramount has crossed the $1 billion mark at the domestic box office earlier in the calendar year than any studio in history, according to the studio.
Thom Mount has tapped fellow Universal alum Jon Gumpert as prexy of Whitsett Hill Entertainment's Reliant Pictures banner. Gumpert, formerly vice chair of Intermedia Films, will oversee the banner's…
In a move that may help boost the struggling UMD movie format, Sony unveiled a redesigned version of its PlayStation Portable on Wednesday that allows users to play the device's video and games…
The latenight shows for "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" brought in a record-breaking $12 million, the most for a Wednesday opening midnight run in Hollywood's history. Previous…
Paramount Vantage has set Scott Glosserman to direct horror pic "Playing House." Glosserman will pen the script with Macy Raymond based on their pitch.